- a jungle or a wild, heavily wooded area; wilderness
- any remote rural or provincial region; hinterland
Origin of boondocksorigin, originally World War II military slang from Tagalog bundok, mountain
- Wild and dense brush; jungle.
- Rural country; the backwoods.
Origin of boondocksOriginally military slang used by American soldiers engaging guerrillas in the Philippines before World War II, from Tagalog bundok mountain from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian bunduk elevated ground
- plural form of boondock